After 60 years of status quo, 3 years of scientific review by WHO and 2 years of diplomatic discussions, today, the United Nations finally withdrew cannabis from 1961 Convention Schedule IV –the « prohibition schedule »
PRESS RELEASE | 31st Jan. 2019 | Outcome of #ECDD41 on Cannabis. World Health Organization acknowledges medical use of Cannabis after 60 years of denial.
After thoroughly assessing Cannabis, THC and CBD in June, the WHO has just recognized its historical misjudgment that led to the placement of Cannabis medicines among heroin or fentanyl derivates, and will consider an international change of scheduling to adequate policies with evidence. #ECDD40